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1. The act, practice, or profession of instructing: math instruction.
a. Imparted knowledge: We sought further instruction in a more advanced class.
b. An imparted or acquired item of knowledge: The judge gave the jury an instruction in how the law defines an accomplice.
a. often instructions An authoritative direction to be obeyed; an order: had instructions to be home by midnight.
b. instructions Detailed directions about how to do something: read the instructions for assembly.
4. Computers A sequence of bits that tells a central processing unit to perform a particular operation and can contain data to be used in the operation.

in·struc′tion·al adj.
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Adj.1.instructional - of or relating to or used in instruction; "instructional aids"




[ɪnˈstrʌkʃənəl] adj [film, book, video] → éducatif/iveinstruction book nmanuel m d'utilisationinstruction booklet nmode m d'emploiinstruction manual nmanuel m d'utilisation
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Market Opportunities for PreK Instructional Materials 2015-2016 examines the early childhood education market and the potential for sales of instructional materials into this segment.
Spaulding (educational research and program evaluation, College of Saint Rose) and Smith, a consultant and mentor for instructional coaches and former teacher, principal, and superintendent, draw on their research on 13 instructional coaches in low-performing elementary schools to show instructional coaches and district administrators, principals, and school leaders how to integrate coaches into a school through a team approach that involves the principal and school staff, to help teachers improve their practice.
Boston, a BCPSS leadership team has been established to review the individual cases of 75 paraprofessionals who are not highly qualified for instructional positions in Title 1 schools.
Lastly, a mixed order of case difficulty level is a possible strategy, especially if the effect of errors on learning in the instructional context is unknown.
However, this being the case, how does this impinge on professors who have not been trained to use technology in the classroom or who feel comfortable continuing proven effective traditional instructional methods ?
The core tool: Web pages with instructional content.
At the initial level, for example, the school media specialist might simply gather and make available materials, equipment or facilities to help faculty; at the moderate level, he or she might offer advice or help, such as assistance in writing instructional objectives; at the in-depth level, the specialist is extensively involved in the instructional design process, providing in-service training and collaborating with teachers.
The challenge of instructional decision-making has been the subject of much research and scholarly consideration (Cobb, Yackel, & Wood, 1991; Lampert, 1985).
Laney College received approval for an allocation of $581,600 in Instructional Equipment and Library Materials Funds for 2000-01.
This article describes in more detail what instructional coordinators do, how many are employed, what their employment outlook is, what they like and dislike about their jobs, and how they train to enter this career.
The accelerating pace of technological change in weapons systems and the ever-growing complexity of modern weapon systems demands that military education and instructional systems be re-engineered to take advantage of information-age technologies.
Department of Education determined three years ago that Conejo Valley routinely failed to assign instructional aides to work with autistic students in regular classrooms, the district had to beef up those services.

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